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Big Rascal's Bar-B-Q

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3437 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475-4641
(352) 732-0344
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 6
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really Good once, then not so good?

First ate here 20 years ago, it had a lot of folks coming in back then. Tried it a couple weeks ago and they were out of St. Louis ribs (I think its their specialty) so I had the baby backs … and they were terrific! Lunch special was about $12 and you get 2 sides so I thought the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
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hong kong
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First ate here 20 years ago, it had a lot of folks coming in back then. Tried it a couple weeks ago and they were out of St. Louis ribs (I think its their specialty) so I had the baby backs … and they were terrific! Lunch special was about $12 and you get 2 sides so I thought the... More 

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Fairfield, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food was good, excellent, and friendly service. All though we didn't get to see a celebrity that frequents this establishment we had a good meal

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Fast service! we had the onion rings and they were delish! just off I-75 great place for a quick lunch.

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Grapevine, Texas
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152 reviews 152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I recently met a girl friend at this place while traveling through Florida. I had my 2 Chihuahuas with me and ordered 1/2 pound of sliced brisket to go. They gave me shaved beef, but didn't say anything. Then I saw my pups wouldn't eat it. When I tasted it, it was rotten! I was sick all night throwing up... More 

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Salt Springs, Florida
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252 reviews 252 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a good place to eat. We have been here many times, the food has always been good and the service is great. The place is spotless and never had a bad meal. Worth a try better than sonnys

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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431 reviews 431 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Been trying to sample the taste of Big Rascal's BBQ for some time now. Today we hit the jackpot! Only one waitress, but was she good (all electronic ordering from a touch-pad) drinks out in record time, along with ordered jalapino poppers (very good) then came the meal, smoked BBQ Beans, Cole Slaw, and (wait for it!) Half-a-slab of ribs.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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269 reviews 269 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We were travelling north on interstate 75 and we were hungry but really did not want a lot to eat............BUT BBQ always gets our attention...............saw a sign and stopped. It was raining VERY hard and the parking lot was empty when we arrived................usually an empty parking lot, even at 7:00 PM is not a good sign. But, the building looked... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had a large group (25+), and the waitress was able to efficiently take and place our orders with a handheld device. After reading the negative reviews, I had to try the pulled pork and see if it was as bad as some said. I didn't think the sauce was flavorful, so I added some hot sauce to my pork,... More 

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Hobe Sound
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stopped in here for a late lunch on the way home from a weekend vacation. Tired of eating fast food we decided to try the local fare. We both ordered the pulled pork lunch plate priced at $8.49 with 2 sides...I chose coleslaw and macaroni salad, my husband mashed sweet potatoes and wanted potato salad but since they were out,... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Just tried for first time,never again.service was less than ok, food was not good,fries overcooked and dried out and cold,beans tasted like canned and I think the pulled pork tasted just like the kind in the plastic tub from the grocery store. Three lunches w/3 iced teas $40 so not worth even that.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3437 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: (352) 732-0344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?